Saturday, 23 Jan 2021
The Zubair Corporation (Z-Corp) has extended its support to the fourth edition of the Mitsubishi Oman Handball School Championship which is being held across Oman.

Fourth Mitsubishi Oman Handball School Championship held in Muscat

The initial of the matches took off at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Bausher in Muscat exactly where 4 schools from the governorate are participating. Z-Corp has been backing the tournament for the final handful of years with an intention to instil passion for sports amongst kids.

The ceremony was held below the auspices of Al Zubair bin Mohammed al Zubair vice chairman, The Zubair Corporation, and attended by Dr Said al Shahri, chairman of the Oman Handball Association, and a quantity of senior executives from Z-corp and Zubair Automotive Group.

The championship matches will be held in schools in Muscat, North Batinah, South Batinah, Dakhliyah, Dhofar and Buraimi governorates.

The Mitsubishi Oman Handball School Championship is becoming organised by Mitsubishi Oman, represented by General Automotive Company, in association with the Oman Handball Association (OHA). General Automotive Company, which is the official distributor for Mitsubishi automobiles in Oman, is a subsidiary of the Zubair Automotive Group, the flagship enterprise of the Z-Corp. While Al Amal School won the initial spot, the second spot was won by Ghala School. The third spot was won by Al Basair and the forth spot went to Al Baraim.

As component of its Corporate Social Responsibility technique, Z-Corp is actively involved in supporting nearby primarily based initiatives that touch the lives of kids in sport. While Z-Corp has often been committed to supporting the sports sector in the sultanate, it believes that to cultivate sporting talent in Oman, youngsters must be supplied the excellent ambience to create it.

Between January and April, championship matches had been organised below the Mitsubishi Oman Handball School Championship in Muscat, Sohar, Nizwa and Sur. Fifteen teams comprising almost 300 players, coaches, supervisors and referees participated in the championship held.

Zuwaina al Azri, communications manager at Zubair Automotive Group, mentioned, “We have been enthused by the response to the Mitsubishi Oman Handball School Championship organised during the last few years. We are happy to organise it once again and are happy to take the matches to six governorates this year. The school students who are participating in the matches are Oman’s future and we are delighted to support them. We are certain with the exposure they get. These children will one day represent Oman in international platforms. Showcasing its continuous commitment to all kinds of sports, Z-Corp has been a partner and sponsor of different sports activities including football, chess, ice sports, volleyball for many years.”

In the context of augmenting public and private sector partnership, Z-Corp has been backing all the activities of Oman Handball Association given that it signed an agreement in October 2015. Z-Corp has played a important part in sponsoring and building sports in the sultanate by supporting expert and amateur sports organisation, sports clubs and competitions. The group has a robust commitment to supporting sports team, clubs and organisations across the sultanate. The championship has accomplished its objective of producing an interest in handball amongst young folks. It has encouraged a lot of college kids to take up the game of handball.

Dr Said bin Ahmed al Shehri, chairman of the Oman Handball Association, mentioned, “We are happy that so many schools are involved in promoting the game. The championship has witnessed success due to the constant efforts and cooperation of Zubair Corporation, Mitsubishi, Oman Handball Association, Ministry of Education and local schools. Such championships will encourage and highlight good team spirit among students. We are extremely grateful that a group like The Zubair Corporation is supporting our association.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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